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First Inductively Charged City Bus System Now Rolling
One South Korean city started testing them yesterday.
2012 Invention Awards: A Higher-Efficiency, Lower-Emission Engine System
An engine mod uses waste heat to cut gas consumption
Video: Paratrooping Roomba-Style Drone Concept Could Help Clean Oil Spills
Clearing the muck from an oil spill is tough enough without having to worry about collateral damage, but designer Hsu...
Breaking Blades: The Engineering Lab Where Wind-Power Propellers Get Built To Be Snapped
To demonstrate what the Advanced Structures and Composites Center’s new lab will do to wind blades, Larry Parent, an engineer...
Panasonic Plans to Build a ‘Sustainable Smart Town’ in Japan by 2014
Unprecedented private-sector development
Preparing for Permanent Climate Change, Chicago Invests in Warm-Weather-Ready Infrastructure
Chicago, no stranger to excruciatingly harsh winters, is a city that knows how to roll with the climatological punches. So...
Jeff Bezos Invests $19.5 Million in General Fusion’s Nuclear Technology
This is the fusion company that PopSci said might save the world
Burning Waste From Whisky Production, a Scottish Energy Project Will Power 9,000 Homes
Regretting having that “one more” scotch last night? This might make you feel a little better: your tipple of choice...
Tapping Light’s Magnetic Properties, Innovative Tech Harvests Solar Energy Without Solar Cells
One of the major barriers between solar energy and solar-derived electricity is solar cells themselves–commercial solar cells aren’t very efficient...
Smart Housekeeping Tools To Save Energy And Cash
It will probably be years until the electrical grid saves us money and power by telling our appliances to switch...